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Thursday November 26, 2015
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM


The Mackenzie Building
Old Assembly Close
High Street

AM Advocates Four Seasons Autumn Seminar

AM Four Seasons Autumn Seminar – Commercial Disputes

Thursday 26th Nov, 5pm to 7pm (registration from 4:40pm)

Mackenzie Building

Old Assembly Close

Edinburgh, EH1 1QX

The autumn equinox has now passed and winter is coming. Before the leaves disappear completely AM Advocates are pleased to announce that its popular Four Seasons Programme of Seminars for practitioners will continue with an autumn edition on Commercial Disputes.

Advocates Scott Manson, Tim Young and David Turner will cover topical matters arising from the commercial court.

The Seminar will qualify for 2 hours of CPD.

These events are free but places are limited. We anticipate high demand so to ensure your attendance you are required to book a place on our AM Events Booking system which can be found here or via the ‘News and events’ section of our website


4:40pm to 5:00pm – Coffee and Registration.

5.00pm to 5.35pm – Scott Manson, Advocate- “The strange death of a British company”. Based on recent experience and case law Scott will consider some of the more unusual and infrequently made applications available under company legislation which might be of interest to practitioners.

5:35pm to 6:10pm – Tim Young, Advocate, Advocate – “Veiled Threats – Civil Liability of Directors and Shareholders”. Tim will examine, from both a practical and substantive perspective, the recent developments and case law regarding piercing the corporate veil and imposing civil liability on those individuals behind a company.

6:10pm to 6:45pm – David Turner, Advocate- “Never a Penalty, says Scot!” – David will review the law relating to liquidated damages and penalty clauses, and reflect upon recent consideration by the Supreme Court in Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi”.

6:45pm to 7:00pm – Question and Answer Session